Kicked-up Cornbread

  Sometimes demand dictates the work, and today’s recipe is one of those cases. This past weekend I was immersed in the kitchen on a cooking and baking bonanza. There was soup, cookies, pizza, a beer tasting (of course), chili, and cornbread to accompany the spicy dish. Monday rolled around which means sharing photos of […]

Sideline Salsa

  Unsung Hero     There’s no denying the superstars of Super Bowl fare are chicken wings and guacamole. It’s a national fixation that will see record prices for the fowl in 2013 and staggering numbers for pounds of avocados consumed are expected to keep the bar at previous years’ levels. With their versatile array […]

Man Candy

  Every year I anticipate its arrival with the zeal of a child who awaits Christmas day. It’s a nicely hopped pale ale from the Sierra Nevada® Brewing Co. called Celebration® Fresh Hop Ale. Typically released in November for the holidays, Celebration® Ale is an American IPA style beer, amber-red in color with a robust mouth feel. […]